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The future of data processing

September 30, 2019
Drs. Sorger and El-Ghazawi are jointly exploring photonic processing and developing an entirely novel set of concepts and systems capable of processing information at the speed of light.

Raytheon provides additional research funding to Dr. Huang

September 18, 2019
Dr. Huang and his team are continuing their research into machine learning for signal processing in cognitive radios.

Dr. Louri receives NSF grant to develop neural network accelerators with vast speed improvement over existing accelerators

September 10, 2019
He and his collaborators will work to develop the accelerators for a range of machine learning applications used in finance, health, defense, and other sectors.

Dr. Gina Adam received a $14,990 University Facilitating Fund grant from GW

September 09, 2019
The grant is for the project titled “Experimentally-driven development of a simulator for memristive recurrent neural networks.”

Dr. Payman Dehghanian has received a $30,000 grant from Amazon Web Services

September 09, 2019
The grant is for the project “Comprehensive Comparison Study of Synchronous vs. Induction Generators for Mission-Critical Stand-Alone Operations.”

Dr. Ahmed Louri awarded the IEEE Outstanding Leadership Award

September 09, 2019
The award is for his leadership to the field and for serving as the General Chair of the 21st IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications

Dr. Sorger wins $1.1 million NSA/Army Research Office grant

September 06, 2019
His team aims to develop an ultra-fast photonic multiplier processor that can revolutionize applications such as public key cryptography.

Dr. Korman publishes new book

September 06, 2019
“Hysteresis & Neural Memory” explores the application of hysteresis models to the modeling and understanding of neural memory and action potentials.

Dr. Zaghloul and Yangyang Zhao win Best Paper Award at IEEE conference

September 06, 2019
The research team won based on voting at the IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems conference.

GW has awarded two grants to Dr. Payman Dehghanian

September 03, 2019
The grants are for the projects “Resilience of the Nation’s Power Grid to Cyber Attacks” and “Effective Management of Endogenous Uncertainties in Large-Scale Power Grids.”

Dr. Dehghanian wins DOE award

August 30, 2019
He and his team were one of seven winners nationwide in the DOE’s first Electricity Industry Technology and Practices Innovation Challenge.

Dr. Mahdi Imani joins ECE department

August 30, 2019
The ECE department welcomes our new assistant professor, Dr. Mahdi Imani.

Drs. Tarek El-Ghazawi and Volker Sorger have received a 3-year $675K award from the Airforce Office of Scientific Research

July 26, 2019
The new project is titled RANC: A Residue Arithmetic Nanophotonic Computer. The goal of the project is to develop an integrated photonics computing system (from device to architecture) based on the residue number system (RNS) to achieve orders of magnitude improvements in computational speed per watt, over the current state-of-the-art, while again computing at the speed of the light.

Drs. Sorger and El-Ghazawi awarded a $3M grant from ONR

July 23, 2019
The project entitled 'Photonic Convolutional Processor for Network Edge Computing' develops an accelerator for feature extraction known as convolutional neural network.
 Dr. Volker Sorger

Dr. Sorger wins Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

July 15, 2019
Dr. Volker Sorger was named recently as a winner of this very prestigious award bestowed on scientists and engineers by the US government.